David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
What is social entrepreneurship? In, particular, what’s so social about it? Understanding what social entrepreneurship is enables researchers to study the phenomenon and policy-makers to design measures to encourage it. However, such an understanding is lacking partly because there is no universally accepted definition of entrepreneurship as yet. In this paper, we suggest a definition of social entrepreneurship that intuitively accords with what is generally accepted as entrepreneurship and that captures the way in which entrepreneurship may be altruistic. Based on this we provide a taxonomy of social entrepreneurship and identify a number of real cases from Asia illustrating the different forms it could take.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
R. Scott Marshall (2011). Conceptualizing the International For-Profit Social Entrepreneur. Journal of Business Ethics 98 (2):183 - 198.
S. Ramakrishna Velamuri (2002). Entrepreneurship, Altruism, and the Good Society. The Ruffin Series of the Society for Business Ethics 2002:125-142.
Colin Jones (2006). Contemplating an Evolutionary Approach to Entrepreneurship. World Futures 62 (8):576 – 594.
Jeffrey R. Cornwall & Michael J. Naughton (2003). Who Is the Good Entrepreneur? An Exploration Within the Catholic Social Tradition. Journal of Business Ethics 44 (1):61 - 75.
Morgan P. Miles, Linda S. Munilla & Jeffrey G. Covin (2002). The Constant Gardener Revisited: The Effect Ofsocial Blackmail on the Marketing Concept,Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 41 (3):287 - 295.
Nancy C. Roberts (2006). Public Entrepreneurship as Social Creativity. World Futures 62 (8):595 – 609.
Daniel R. Gilbert Jr (2002). Ethics, Management, and the Existentialist Entrepreneur. The Ruffin Series of the Society for Business Ethics 2002:113-124.
George G. Brenkert (2002). Entrepreneurship, Ethics, and the Good Society. The Ruffin Series of the Society for Business Ethics 2002:5-43.
Patrick J. Murphy & Susan M. Coombes (2009). A Model of Social Entrepreneurial Discovery. Journal of Business Ethics 87 (3):325 - 336.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #141,383 of 1,692,524 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #181,267 of 1,692,524 )
How can I increase my downloads?